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Red Green Show, The

1 9 9 1 - 2 0 0 6 (Canada) 305 x 25 minute episodes "I am a man, but I can change, if I have to,...

Starlost, The

1 9 7 3 (Canada) 16 x 60 minute episodes This low-budget Canadian obscurity was seemingly produced with the money left over from Doctor Who. Nevertheless, the...

Kids in the Hall, The

1 9 8 8 - 1 9 9 5 (Canada) 112 x 25 minute episodes This ground-breaking, subversive Canadian comedy series featured an outstanding team (Dave...

Cannibal Girls (1973)

This Canadian-produced horror spoof by future SCTV stars starts when a young couple, Clifford (Eugene Levy) and his girlfriend Gloria (Andrea Martin,) experience car trouble and...

Adventures of Sinbad, The

1 9 9 6 - 1 9 9 8 (Canada) 42 x 60 minute episodes In this over-the-top fantasy, loosely based on Arabian Nights, Sinbad (Zen Gesner) was...

Wojeck

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 8 (Canada) 18 x 60 minute episodes This hour length landmark drama from the Candian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) focused...

Seaway

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (Canada) 30 x 60 minute episodes Made in Canada by England's ITC television company, this short-lived drama series...

Last Night (1998)

Last Night is perhaps the quietest of all films about the end of the world, offering a naturalistic study of behaviour and relationships in...

Killer Party (1986)

It's April Fool's Day and the sisters of Sigma Alpha Pi have found the perfect place to throw a party: the abandoned Delta Sigma...

Police Surgeon/Dr Simon Locke

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 5 (Canada) 95 x 30 minute episodes Originally broadcast under the title Dr Simon Locke, this Canadian drama series featured...

Check It Out!

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 8 (Canada) 66 x 30 minute episodes This dire Canadian sitcom starred Don Adams - best known as either...

Rock & Rule (1983)

Angel, a female member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary and malevolent old rocker. Obsessed with a...

Quentin Durgens, MP

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 9 (Canada) 6 x 30 minute episodes 35 x 60 minute episodes One of the first hour-long Canadian drama...

Crash Test Dummies

This Canadian band evolved from a Winnipeg bar band called Bad Brad Roberts and the St. James Rhythm Pigs. Possessed of a highly-distinctive bass-baritone voice, vocalist/guitarist...

Four Lads, The

First known as The Four Dukes, this Canadian doo-wop group was formed in 1947 in Toronto by Jimmy Arnold, Bernie Toorish, Frank Busseri and...

Martha & The Muffins

Martha and The Muffins were a playful Canadian new wave band who had their roots in a mid-70s outfit called Oh Those Pants -...

Cowboy Junkies

Canadian musician Michael Timmins and his childhood friend Alan Anton formed a group called Hunger Project in 1979. It was not successful and, relocating to...

Decoy For Terror (1967)

No-budget Canadian horror flick (also known as The Playgirl Killer) about a deranged artist with a nasty habit of killing and freezing his models when...

Rush

Rush began playing hard rock/heavy metal in Toronto bars. After financing a debut LP themselves, Neil Peart (an ingenious lyricist) replaced the band's original...

Neil Young

Since co-founding Buffalo Springfield in 1966 (and then splitting after two albums), Neil Young rarely stopped moving. Born in Toronto in November 1945, Neil Perceval Young worked in...

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Speed Racer

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 8  52 x 20 minute episodes “Here he comes, here comes Speed Racer, He’s a demon on wheels” Young...

Year of the Sex Olympics, The

1 9 6 8 (UK) 1 x 105 minute episode Set in 2050, the appetites and passions of the British masses are controlled by television, with a...

Adventures Of Barry McKenzie, The (1972)

A sex-hungry Australian (pardon the tautology) gets into all kinds of trouble on a visit to the Mother Country in a movie which is...

Hip-Pocket Records

The Hip-Pocket Record was introduced by Philco, the electronics division of the Ford Motor Company in the US in 1967. 41 Hip-Pocket Records were issued...

Crossroads To Crime (1960)

Crossroads To Crime was the live-action feature film directorial debut of Gerry Anderson, famous creator of Supermarionation as seen in Stingray, Supercar, Thunderbirds, Joe 90 and...

Acropolis Now

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 2 (Australia) 63 x 30 minute episodes This sitcom from Crawford Productions was effectively a spin-off from the successful...

Pistols and Petticoats

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 26 x 30 minute Episodes This CBS period sitcom set in the 1870s in the Old West...

Al Martino

Jasper Cini was born in 1927 and became a friend and disciple of Mario Lanza. Changing his name to Al Martino in the late...